Benalla Little Athletic Centre (BLAC) held its presentation night on March 14, 2008.. A highlight of the evening was the presentation of a life membership to Mardi Folletta for 18 years of service to BLAC.. Mardi has been a valuable member and
Woolworths and the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal are encouraging Benalla residents to support seriously ill children across the state when they shop this Easter.. One hundred per cent of funds raised through the purchase of the
BPACC will host an information session and talk on sex and health education for professionals and carers working with special needs children.. The ‘‘Talking the talk’’ event will take place tomorrow, March 22, from 1pm to 3pm
Humble start. The Benalla City Council recognised the work of its steering committee which set about to establish the gallery in this city, and of the Chief Engineer, Mr K. Borley, in seeing that the establishment become fact.. Mayor of Benalla, Cr
Forest Fire Management Victoria and the Country Fire Authority (CFA) have started planned burning across Victoria to reduce bushfire risk for local communities and the environment.. ‘‘Forest Fire Management Victoria and the CFA have
Benalla Rural City Council has advised VicRoads that the best solution to make the Bowers Rd/Hume Fwy intersection safer is to replace give-way signs with stop signs.. Public submissions on the proposal to close a small section of Bowers Rd were
An independent panel has found that Goulburn-Murray Water is an organisation badly in need of change, and major reform is needed to ensure that it will be sustainable into the future.. The panel’s report, released last week by Victorian Water
First Solar Australia is branching into Victoria for the first time, with a proposed solar farm set for north of Numurkah.. The Moira Solar Farm, as it will be known, will be located at the intersection of Numurkah and Naring Rds and will include
The $170million Finley Solar Farm proposal has been approved by the NSW Government, in what is a first for the state’s Department of Planning in 2018.. The project, which will be located on Canalla Rd adjacent to the Finley substation, will
The changes proposed for G-MW are about being more transparent on costs, implementing efficiencies and making sure the organisation delivers the services the community wants at an affordable price, Federal Water Minister Lisa Neville says.. The
The Murray-Darling Basin Plan is under threat after Federal Government changes seeking to distribute water differently were shot down in the Senate.. The Coalition was unable to strike a deal with Labor, which supported a Greens disallowance motion
A Liberal Nationals government would review the charges of Victoria’s rural water authorities to ensure water storage and delivery costs are fair and equitable.. Shadow Water Minister Steph Ryan announced the review, which will examine water
The Victorian government will decide on planning applications for four solar farms in the Greater Shepparton region... The City of Greater Shepparton handed over the responsibility and last week the Victorian government agreed to call in the
Australia’s long-standing policy to prevent mergers of the big four banks is ‘‘redundant’’ and the sector needs a new champion to promote competition, the Productivity Commission says.. The commission has released
The Federal Government has announced a plan for new rules regarding the sale of agricultural land in an attempt to address rising foreign investment.. The changes require land to be widely marketed for a minimum of 30 days and for Australians to be
If you like to give your beloved pooch a chicken neck to gnaw on as a treat, you might want to reconsider.. A new study has found eating raw chicken increases the risk of dogs developing a paralysing and sometimes fatal condition by more than 70
Kangaroo Island stud Ella Matta White Suffolk and Merino has credited genetic selection app RamSelect with helping it record its best sales result late last year.. The sale saw the stud sell its highest ever top-priced ram for $16000 and achieve an
It's undecided if a helicopter which crashed near Queensland's Whitsunday Islands will be raised from the water for investigation.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says the presidents of China and the United States should negotiate a deal rather than start a trade war.
Australian steel exporters are waiting to find out whether the United States will restrict imports of steel and aluminium.
The man who killed three people and held hostages in a French supermarket was a petty criminal but showed no signs of being radicalised, a minister says.
US President Donald Trump has signed a $US1.3 trillion spending bill into law hours after threatening to veto it but says he will never sign another like it.
A hostage-taker in a French supermarket has asked for the release of Paris terror mastermind Salah Abdeslam, while police say two people are dead, media report.
Cyclone Nora is rapidly gaining strength and is set to develop into a category four storm as it moves through Queensland's Gulf country.
Canberra photographer Lee Grant has been awarded the National Photographic Portrait Prize for her portrait of Charlie, a young man in a social housing complex.
Essential Energy could face a class-action lawsuit if substandard maintenance or inspections are linked to the fire that ravaged Tathra on NSW's south coast.
The first officer to intercept a knife-wielding woman shot dead near a Sydney fast-food restaurant thought her life was in danger when she ran at her.